Remembering the first ‘photo’ of a black hole

Black holes are so outlandish that the scientists who first thought them up figured they couldn’t possibly exist in reality. They form from massive, collapsed stars and are so dense that nothing... Read more »

AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors

An estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, a team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can... Read more »
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Alphabet’s Verily details its research-focused health watch

Google has made a smartwatch, but not the kind you might expect. Verily, the health organisation owned by Google parent company Alphabet, has (finally) announced its ‘Study Watch’ for medical research purposes.... Read more »

Komodo Dragons may hold the key to fighting infections

Komodo Dragon blood could save your life. Curious scientists — are there any other kind? — recently identified a peptide in the Dragon plasma that might serve as an antibiotic. Now, a... Read more »

Astronomers may have taken the first photo of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project’s astronomers can now breathe a sigh of relief. They finally managed to observe Sagittarius A* for five sleepless nights after switching on the array on April 4th.... Read more »

Saturn and Jupiter’s moon burps bode well for distant life

Scientists recently took a closer look at data over a decade old and concluded that two moons orbiting Saturn and Jupiter might have environments that foster life. During an October 2015 flyby... Read more »


 AS REPORTED BY AMERICAN WEBSITE WASHINTONPOST The Human Upgrade Tech titans’ latest project: Defy death   For centuries, explorers have searched the world for the fountain of youth. Today’s billionaires believe they... Read more »